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pymetrics

From startups to SME to MNC, the importance of hiring good people cannot be emphasized enough. Applicant tracking system (ATS) was supposed to help. Instead, typical systems deploy non-semantic matching and basically surface the resume with the best SEO. LinkedIn helped somewhat by providing the world’s biggest database for companies and agency recruiters to mine. […]

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Future of Work

Tools To KickStart Your Home Office

For folks new to remote working, it may seem like an easy adjustment. You just bring your laptop home and boot it up. As long as the internet connection is decent, what else would be needed? The short answer to that is a lot. [callout]I am on My Republic 1GB plan and use TP-Link Deco […]

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3x Your HR Transactional Experience With Alt Worklife

I just finished giving a talk on HR technology when I was approached by a couple of attendees. They happened to be from the Singapore Navy and was there to learn more about HR Technology which they might be able to consider for their organisation. For an organisation with the most modern fighting machinery on […]

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14 Productivity Tools and Apps That Help Me Achieve More in 2019

Productivity – the buzzword of the Singapore economy since time immemorial. In the beginning, it was very much centred on the industrial age that we were in. This means getting operators to adopt new equipment, change to new workflows or simply making the production area more ergonomic so you save previous minutes which could be […]

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Review of Quick HR – Cloud-based HR Management Software

It is painful to watch. The excel sheet that has held payroll data since the company’s inception decades ago is so bloated that the time taken to open the file could allow one to make a cup of coffee, finish it up and make another. And that’s just the beginning as it will take at […]

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From 0 to 500+ connections overnight

It is almost by default that any recruiters, salespeople or networkers need to have a LinkedIn account. With millions of users on that platform, it is the easiest way to plug into a vast network which you can dissect, sort and filter. And joining LinkedIn is free so there is no reason not to. However, […]

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GrabJobs Job Interview Chat Bot

We’ve seen the rise of chat bots for functions such as customer service and e-commerce. Now get ready to be interviewed by a chat bot for your next job! GrabJobs becomes the first company in South East Asia to roll out a bot on its mobile jobs platform that conducts automated pre-screening interviews through chat. […]

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Find The Right People Faster

In the world of increasing connectivity, it remains incredibly frustrating hard to find someone’s corporate email address. Be it to link up with old work pals, recruiting or prospecting, getting the email address is key to getting your message across. There are many tools available in the market that do just that. And you would […]

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Tell Me More About FindThatEmail

With cold calls going the way of the dinosaurs, email is increasingly becoming a more effective way to reach out to prospects. Just look at the first thing most of us would do when we wake up. We check our emails. And we keep doing that every other 10 minutes. Emails is an easy way […]

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Making Hiring Fairer, Faster And More Efficient through an AI Screening Process

Vaisagh Viswanathan is the co-founder and CTO at impress.ai. With impress.ai they aim to make hiring fairer by using the right data points to deliver a ten fold increase in productivity and efficiency while ensuring that candidates have a better application experience in the process. Before becoming a full time entrepreneur, he worked as a […]